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  • For Ethnographyby Paul Anthony Atkinson

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.00

    A major statement on the field from one of the world's foremost authorities on ethnography in the social sciences . more...

  • Anthropology and Anthropologistsby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological establishment on first publication in 1973 but soon established... more...

  • Structured Worldsby Aubrey Cannon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Hunter-gatherer societies are constrained by their environment and the technologies available to them. However, until now the role of culture in foraging communities has not been widely considered. 'Structured Worlds' examines the role of cosmology, values, and perceptions in the archaeological histories of hunter-fisher-gatherers. The essays examine... more...

  • Hunters of the Recent Pastby Leslie B. Davis; Brian O.K. Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This book considers prehistoric and more recent manifestations... more...

  • The Sorcerer's Apprenticeby Cyril S. Belshaw

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice: An Anthropology of Public Policy sees the community in a global and national view, raises a statement saying that society itself is policy making, and asks what societies can achieve if they did things differently. The book is divided into five parts. Part I discusses the challenge of policy and explains how anthropology... more...

  • Hearing the voices of GRT communitiesby Andrew Ryder; Sarah Cemlyn

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 38.66

    This book charts Gypsies Romany and Travellers community activism, and the community and voluntary organisations which support them. It describes the communities' struggle for rights against a backdrop of intersectional discrimination across Europe. more...

  • Global and Asian Perspectives on International Migrationby Graziano Battistella

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 101.48

    This volume examines key aspects of the migration process that are particularly relevant in the Asian context. It looks into established concepts and theoretical propositions that have found application in other areas, particularly in the West and explores their validity and relevance in understanding the realities of migration in Asia. Global and... more...

  • Anthropology: Current and Future Developments Volume 1by Robert G. Bednarik

    Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    The First Mariners comprehensively describes the archaeological background and relevant issues of the project and features an extensive pictorial record, of both the experiments and the archaeological basis of this research – giving a unique experience to readers interested in understanding the earliest marine adventurers from a historical and technical... more...

  • Islamische Seelsorgeby Ednan Aslan; Magdalena Modler-El Abdaoui; Dana Charkasi

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 29.40

    Die AutorInnen setzen sich mit theologischen und anthropologischen Grundlagen, die das Fundament für eine islamische Perspektive auf die Seelsorge bilden können, auseinander. Zudem wird die Islamische Seelsorge in den gewachsenen historischen Kontext der christlich und jüdisch geprägten Seelsorgearbeit eingeordnet. Ferner werden nicht nur Aspekte einer... more...

  • Imame und Integrationby Ednan Aslan; Evrim Ersan-Akkilic; Jonas Kolb

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.21

    Dieser Sammelband nimmt als erste Studie eine Typenbildung der Imame vor und beleuchtet deren Rolle in der Gemeinde und ihren Einfluss auf den Integrationsprozess von Muslimen in Österreich. Analysiert werden die Zusammenhänge ihrer Qualifikation, ihrer Werte- und Normvorstellungen sowie ihrer Bildungs- und Erziehungsideale. Grundlage ist eine dreijährige... more...